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'Strategy First' Taps 'MiST Land' To Develop 3 New Titles

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Game Factory Interactive are pleased to announce that they have entered into a contract that will see MiST Land South (Game Factory’s development studio) develop the following titles on behalf of SFI: Jagged Alliance 3D, Disciples III and Jagged Alliance 3, all for the PC platform. MiST Land South, located in Russia has already begun work on the projects, but no specific release dates have been set.

'Doom' Movie Switches Production Studios

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Pictures has optioned Doom for producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and John Wells, with Enda McCallion attached to make his directorial debut, reports Variety. The script, originated by Dave Callaham, is adapted from the plotline for the id Software and Activision video game "Doom 3," slated for release July 15. The story is set at a Mars space station, where an aerospace conglom is conducting secret experiments when something unleashes a demonic force that threatens to overtake the facility.

'Vendetta Online' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and developer Guild Software have teamed up to bring Vendetta Online to a retail store near you this summer. Vendetta Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), set in space. Thousands of players will interact as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe and users may build their characters in any direction they desire, becoming rich captains of industry, military heroes, or outlaws. Read more for details & screens ...

Digital Jesters Signs 'D-Day' - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

“D-Day”, an historically accurate RTS from the makers of Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps, starts making tank tracks to PCs everywhere. There is no stopping games publisher Digital Jesters as it announces yet another signing: D-Day will be released in the UK, in August 2004, for a SRP of £29.99. Read more for details and some screens ...

'Vietnam: The Tet Offensive' & 'SAS: Against All Odds' (PS2/PC) Announced

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Further expanding their burgeoning release schedule, Oxygen have now added two new FPS titles to their release schedule, with PS2 and PC versions in simultaneous development. Due in September, Vietnam: The Tet Offensive will feature a range of action-packed missions and an innovative damage system, packed with accurate historical details. Following a month later, SAS: Against All Odds boasts counter-terrorist missions based on contemporary politics, with stealth-heavy, tactical gameplay.

'Atlus' Brings 'Galleon' (Xbox) To North America

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi Games has signed a US publishing deal with Atlus U.S.A. Inc. a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, to publish GALLEON on Xbox, in North America. GALLEON, the latest creation from Toby Gard the creator of Lara Croft, is an epic tale of action, adventure, romance and mystery and will be available in the US from Autumn 2004.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Singles: Threesomes' Announced

by Rainier on June 4, 2004 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Who ever said 'three's a crowd', certainly didn't know about Deep Silver's up coming add on to their controversial 2004 PC title "Singles: Flirt Up Your Life." Yes, the Singles are back in "Singles: Threesomes" (working title). Some say that 'Size isn't everything ...'! RUBBISH. Size is everything. Singles: Threesomes enhances the original game like a well fitted Wonder Bra, taking the already plentiful assets and increasing upon them for all to see and admire.

'Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 8:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires" introduces a new stage and strategy system to the series' frenetic battlefield action. In the new system, players begin the game with a map of Ancient China, divided into 24 different regions. Players start with one region, and then choose another region to invade. Next, officers will recommend a battle strategy, and then combat begins. Victory goes to the first warrior who unifies all 24 regions under a single kingdom. Check the freshly launched mini website, or read more for screens & details ...

'Alida' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This atmospheric graphical adventure is set on Alida, a guitar-shaped island theme park created by a young and wildly successful band. But when money woes and paranoia set in, the band splits up, each claiming different areas of the park, and where each devise strange and elaborate systems to protect their respective remaining wealth. Read more for download links ...